The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.35% 8.02% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.93% 52.78% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.99% 15.19% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 6
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -3 8 £300 -4.76% 4
Harrogate - - - -
Saltburn-by-the-Sea - - - -
Skipton - - - - 3
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) MVC
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
4 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (80.00%) HTML
4 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 12 (80.00%) HTML5
4 12 (80.00%) CSS3
5 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (66.67%) Subversion
7 9 (60.00%) OOP
7 9 (60.00%) OO
7 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (60.00%) SQL
7 9 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (60.00%) MVVM
7 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (40.00%) Web Development
9 6 (40.00%) LINQ
10 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (26.67%) JSON
11 4 (26.67%) jQuery
11 4 (26.67%) RESTful

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) HTML5
2 12 (80.00%) CSS3
3 9 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (40.00%) LINQ
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) WCF
8 1 (6.67%) WPF
8 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) OOP
4 9 (60.00%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) MVVM
5 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft